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136 East 79th Street, #1W

$1,395,000 -14.2% | 2 beds, 3 baths
433 days on Market

Key Details

  • Listed Nov 9, 2020
    Last Price Change -14.2% ($100,000) on Oct 5
    Days on Market 433
    Building Type Cooperative
    Doorman FT Doorman
    Listing viewed 2 times
Monthly Maintenance $6,051
Total Taxes & Fees $6,051
Est. Monthly Mortgage $2,082
Total Est. Monthly Carrying Cost $8,133

Description

This rarely-available UES maisonette, located in a prestigious prewar coop, offers the privacy of townhouse living with all the benefits of a full service building. A private entrance from 79th Street opens to a welcoming foyer. The grand and beautifully-proportioned living room features nearly 20-foot ceilings, two soaring arched windows and floor-to-ceiling bookshelves along one wall.

The living room flows into a large dining area, beyond which is a well-equipped kitchen. A private staff room or office with a full bath is also accessible from the foyer and completes the first floor. A gracious stairway leads to a landing which overlooks the majestic living room below and leads to two large bedrooms, each with it’s own bathroom.

The perfectly-proportioned primary bedroom receives incredible light from two large windows and features a walk-in closet and en-suite bath with both shower and bathtub. This unique and special apartment also comes with a separate and private windowed office or laundry/storage room which can be accessed from either the building lobby or from the apartment’s service door off the kitchen. 139 East 79th Street is an elegant and intimate full-service building features numerous amenities including private storage space, wine-cellars for shareholders, state-of-the-art gym, bike-room and is pet friendly. The building allows 50% financing and there is a 3% flip-tax paid by the seller.

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About 136 East 79th Street

65

136 East 79th Street has received a CityRealty Rating of 65, based on:

 
Architecture

Anything above 30 is remarkable, from 20-29 is distinguished and from 11-19 is average, while below 11 is below average.

 
Location

Anything above 27 is remarkable, from 18-26 is distinguished and from 9-17 is average, while below 9 is below average.

 
Features

Anything above 22 is remarkable, from 16-21 is distinguished and from 9-15 is average, while below 9 is below average.

Rating Summary

24
Out of 44
+
25
Out of 36
+
16
Out of 39
=
65
Out of 119
 

Architecture Rating: Points Breakdown

Exterior:
Very Distinguished 7 out of 8 points
Retail Quality:
None 2 out of 5 points
Canopy Entrance:
Attractive 2 out of 3 points
Alterations:
None 2 out of 2 points
Plaza Or Atrium:
None 0 out of 3 points
Contextual Design:
Yes and Good 2 out of 3 points
Skyline:
Exists 1 out of 2 points
Local Visibility:
Highly Visible 2 out of 2 points
Watertank:
Enclosed 1 out of 2 points
Airconditioners:
Discrete 1 out of 2 points
Free Standing:
No 0 out of 2 points
Gargoyles:
None 0 out of 2 points
Garden:
Attractive 2 out of 2 points
Fenestration:
Consistent 1 out of 1 points
Landmark:
No 0 out of 2 points
Unity:
Unified Design 1 out of 1 points
Illumination:
None 0 out of 1 points
Water Element:
None 0 out of 1 points

Location Rating: Points Breakdown

Street Ambience:
Very Attractive with Trees 4 out of 5 points
Distance To Neighborhood Center:
Less than 40 blocks 2 out of 5 points
Views:
Open 2 out of 4 points
Neighborhood Ambience:
Very Attractive 3 out of 3 points
Traffic Noise:
Some 2 out of 3 points
Protected Views:
Only Top Floors 1 out of 2 points
Distance To Subway:
Less than 3 Short Blocks 2 out of 2 points
Firedepartment Noise:
No Noise 2 out of 2 points
Distance To Supermarket:
Less than 3 Short Blocks 2 out of 2 points
Distance To Park:
3-6 Short Blocks 1 out of 2 points
Distance To Water:
More than 6 Short Blocks 0 out of 2 points
Shopping:
5 or less Short Blocks 2 out of 2 points
Schools:
No Noise 1 out of 1 points
Noise From Nightlife:
None 1 out of 1 points

Features Rating: Points Breakdown

Lobby:
Quite Stylish 3 out of 5 points
Units Per Floor:
2 4 out of 5 points
Ceiling:
9-11 Feet 2 out of 4 points
Balconies:
Some 1 out of 3 points
Health Club:
None 0 out of 2 points
Private Gardens:
None 0 out of 2 points
Storage Rooms:
Minimal 1 out of 2 points
Bay Windows:
None 0 out of 1 points
Fireplaces:
Some 1 out of 1 points
Door Person:
Yes 1 out of 1 points
Concierge:
None 0 out of 1 points
Elevator Person:
None 0 out of 1 points
Recreational Roof:
None 0 out of 1 points
Driveway:
None 0 out of 1 points
Maids Room:
None 0 out of 1 points
Catering:
None 0 out of 1 points
Garage:
None 0 out of 1 points
Mixed Use:
No 0 out of 1 points
Non Rectilinear Form:
No 0 out of 1 points
Unusual Layouts:
Some 1 out of 1 points
Prewar:
Yes 1 out of 1 points
Other Amenities:
Some 1 out of 2 points
  • Co-op
  • Built in 1929
  • 25 Apartments
  • 14 Floors

Building Amenities

  • FT Doorman
  • Pre War
  • Resident Storage
  • Elevator

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Pros
  • Very distinguished design
  • Convenient public transportation Close to several schools Not far from several museums
  • Convenient to many restaurants- boutiques and neighborhood shopping
  • Attractive wrought-iron window grills
  • Doorman
  • Handsome entrance
  • Sidewalk landscaping
  • Some high ceilings
  • Very few apartments
  • Unusual- large layouts
  • Close to Subway
Cons
  • No garage
  • No terraces
  • No health club
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Subways

  1. 6
at Lexington Ave 0.09 miles
  1. 4
  2. 5
at Lexington Ave 0.38 miles

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